Category: Business Stories

How to get a cannabis license in Michigan

Recreational and medical cannabis are legal in Michigan. There are nearly a quarter-million medical marijuana patients in Michigan, making the state second only California in the number of licensed patients. Michigan was also the first state in the Midwest to pass recreational cannabis legislation.  Business licenses are now available for a range of businesses including …

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How to get a cannabis license in Illinois

Cannabis businesses in Illinois have begun selling recreational cannabis. It is a hit! The Chicago Sun-Times reports that revenue during the first five days of legal sales totaled $10.8 million worth of pot products. Illinois is the “Capital of the Midwest” and is expected to become a major player in both the recreational and medical …

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Eight Resolutions for Cannabis Businesses in 2020

The cannabis industry is booming in many states. The initial plan for your cannabis business served you well. A new year calls for some small updates to all you’ve set in motions. Plan to make 2020 your best business year yet, both personally and professionally. Consider these eight strategic suggestions to improve your cannabis business. …

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Three things emerging cannabis markets can learn from the Colorado cannabis industry

Last week, we spoke at CannaCon Oklahoma, and met with many excited business owners looking to understand business and compliance software. Recreational cannabis has been legal in Colorado since 2012. In some senses, the early legalizers are a test tube where we can look for clues about the legalization process in other states. Business owners in …

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How to enhance your customer experience with Best in Grow

There are so many exciting businesses in the cannabis industry, each addressing a unique need. In this series, CUE Cannabis is speaking to Founders and owners within our network of partners. We are highlighting not only what their business does, but what they are excited about for the future of the cannabis industry.  Today, CUE …

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Creating a Consumer-focused industry with MJ Hybrid Solutions

There are so many exciting businesses in the cannabis industry, each addressing a unique need. In this series, CUE Cannabis is speaking to Founders and owners within our network of partners. We are highlighting not only what their business does, but what they are excited about for the future of the cannabis industry.  Today, CUE …

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3 Hot New HR Trends in Cannabis Dispensary Management

Human Resources is a massive topic in the cannabis industry, and our related website pages get more traffic than most other pages on CUE Cannabis. HR is a struggle for all business owners, but especially cannabis businesses, who’s workforce may face many complications that can arise from employment at a cannabis business. While those challenges …

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Green Bits vs Flowhub: How to choose the right POS software for your dispensary

The right POS system is one of the most important tools for a dispensary owner. When properly implemented, a dispensary POS system will help with managing inventory, processing incoming cash, and helping you with compliance. It is possible to operate a business using a regular retail POS, but why try when there are so many …

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What this court battle means for your business

The debate over the strength of cannabis trademarks is about to get interesting. There is an unprecedented trademark infringement case taking place between two dispensaries, on originating in Arizona and the other in California. Before we dive into that, let’s understand more about registering a cannabis company. Although the US Patent and Trademark Office has …

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10 Tips for Starting a Cannabis Business

The cannabis industry is booming worldwide. Every year more States legalize both medicinal and recreational cannabis, while countries like Canada recently fully legalized the use of marijuana. Investors pocketbooks are beginning to loosen up, and more and more business professionals are joining the ‘Green Rush’ of legalized cannabis. It’s an exciting time with incredible entrepreneurial …

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